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ROOT BEER LADY - Dorothy Molter

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A couple years ago I bought this book. Its a great read about a great lady that lived and ran a resort in the BWCA. I got it out again and reread it sence winter has decided to stick around for ever this year. I bet there are people out there that knew this Lady.

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Alwys meant to get to meet her,never did ,but I know a lot of people who knew her or met her ,she was the last person allowed to live in the bwca.They have her cabin in Ely,sort of a museum,sell her root beer and what not.Who wrote the book?Probably bob cary?
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Yes it was written by Bob Cary. She sounds like she would have been interesting lady to meet. <><Mary><>

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Yes she would have been interesting to meet ,she was a friend to the solitude of the outdoors that we will never know.We could try to live her way ,but it would be a hard thing to pull off now,couldnt live where she did anyhow,its not allowed!!!Go figure.
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We stopped up north at a little museum last year that was all about this "Root Beer Lady". It was pretty neat.

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I too stopped up to visit the Root Beer Lady Museum last summer with my family and we found it to be very interesting. Her life was quite a story.

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I met Dorothy when I was a little girl. (I was so young that my assigned "load" on the portages was to carry the boat sponge.) My family camped every summer in the BWCA and I remember drinking the root beer and meeting this wonderful lady. Such memories.... Dorothy lived a remarkable life!

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